Origin of calfskin
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The Duke had put off his calfskin vest, the weather being too hot for it.The Duke Of Chimney Butte
G. W. Ogden
The laces were thongs of calfskin, each of them a full yard long.The Boy Tar
The first attempt should be made on a piece of Russian calfskin.
Remember that, as previously stated, Russian calfskin is the best for tooling.
When one walks in calfskin boots—yes; but not when one goes barefooted!Lucky Pehr
- the skin or hide of a calf
- Also called: calf
- fine leather made from this skin
- (as modifier)calfskin boots
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